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Fig. 6.32 Worksheet Data for Chapter 6: Practice Problem #3
(a) create an XY scatterplot of these two sets of data such that:
￿ top title: RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BODY LENGTH (mm) AND
FOREWING LENGTH (mm) IN MAYFLIES
￿ x-axis title: Body Length (mm)
￿ y-axis title: Forewing Length (mm)
￿ move the chart below the table
￿ re-size the chart so that it is 8 columns wide and 25 rows long
￿ delete the legend
￿ delete the gridlines
(b) Create the least-squares regression line for these data on the scatterplot, and
add the regression equation to the chart.
(c) Use Excel to run the regression statistics to find the equation for the
leastsquares regression line for these data and display the results below the chart on
your spreadsheet. Use number format (2 decimal places) for the correlation and
three decimal places for all other decimal figures, including the coefficients.
(d) Print just the input data and the chart so that this information fits onto one page.
Then, print the regression output table on a separate page so that it fits onto that
separate page.
(e) save the file as: BODY3
Answer the following questions using your Excel printout:
1. What is the correlation between Body Length and Forewing Length?
2. What is the y-intercept?
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